Victorian mummy - "Incredibly, they would often keep the body of an infant and, once it was mummified, they would dress the baby's body and keep it as a memento. It was the equivalent of the modern day taxidermy of a treasured pet."
The right hand of Saint Ginés de la Jara by Luisa Roldan circa 1692
1707-1800 Mannequin; Head & Torso, Wood, Polychrome-Painted, Glass Eyes, Wig, Stomacher, 12 inch.
1st c. AD Roman Ivory doll, jointed
In the late 18th century the exciting new ‘science’ phrenology explained that the shape of the skull could identify a person’s moral and intellectual qualities.
Upper limb prostheses, made for a 17 year-old boy in 1959
Joseph Towne wax model, created for 1851 Great Exhibition Gordon Museum, King's College London
A Rare and Unusual pair of Preserved Siamese Pigs (1800 to 1900 England)